Tag Archives: heart-mind

Many Are Called; Few Respond

We cannot know what Adam and Eve knew when they ate the Forbidden Fruit. We do get the feeling they were led astray, which is what we would expect. Satan came to them as a powerful archangel and they respected … Continue reading

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The Supernatural

Just a quick note… In many ways, the word “supernatural” is mostly used in place of “inexplicable” in the sense that it signals something from another realm of existence. Granted, in movies and other forms of fiction, it is almost … Continue reading

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Transparency and Fruit

The fruit is not yet ripe for America’s crisis. I’m reaching for transparency. Bluntly: You deserve a chance to discount my narrative if it doesn’t apply to you. Your heart rules best when your mind is clear, so I want … Continue reading

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Divine Need to Know

Understanding God’s ways makes Creation more predictable. Life in this world is not so random as it appears. God has revealed His ways sufficient to make sense of things you need to know for your individual calling. It truly does … Continue reading

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The Power of Not Caring

Very few people in this world have what it takes to stand alone — this, despite a cultural mythology admiring and promoting it. Indeed, such stand-alone individuals are usually broken in some way. It’s not the norm. The Bible assumes … Continue reading

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Sermon on the Mount 1

We have no good way of extrapolating backward from Matthew’s Greek Gospel to the Aramaic words Jesus spoke. Thus, we have to rely on Matthew’s choice of terminology and his knowledge of Greek. He was a cousin of Jesus who … Continue reading

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Nothing Less Will Do

No compromise: The nature of The Fall was enthroning human reason over the superior moral wisdom of the heart-mind. The Curse of the Fall is so deeply ingrained that we struggle to find words to explain it. Casual readers are … Continue reading

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